Court Barony

Ceremonial of the Kingdom of An Tir

Version: 12th Night, LII (2018)

At the Crown's command, the HERALD will call for the attention of the populace.

Let come before Their Majesties.

And the candidate will come forward and kneel before the throne.

The Scroll

And the CROWN may speak directly to the candidate and announce their intention to create them Court Baron and relate the reasons why they have chosen to so honor their subject.

It would please us to style you [Baron] of Our Court.
Will you accept this honor from Our Hands?

Upon an affirmative reply, the herald shall read the scroll. If no scroll has been prepared, the following may be read:

Hear now the words of the Crown:
Take heed all people of the Knowne World, that We,
and , [King and Queen] of An Tir,
do take unto Ourselves Our prerogative
to honor those of Our subjects who have pleased us
with the title and estate of [Baron].
Henceforth let it be known
that does now hold the title of [Baron] of the Court of An Tir,
with all the rights and privileges of this rank.
By Our hand and seal on
this day of , Anno Societatis , being Gregorian.
, King of An Tir , Queen of An Tir

If there has been a coronet prepared for the new Baron and/or Baroness, the Crown shall place it upon their head.

Wear this coronet, bearing the sign of the Kingdom of An Tir,
as symbol of your estate as [Baron] in this realm.

The Crown will congratulate the new Baron and the HERALD will exhort the cheers of the populace.